Trail Races

January

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Chilly Cheeks10KReadingPA 
PHUNT50K, 50K, 42K, 20KFair Hill State Natural ArenaMD 

February

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Snow Fest3.5 milesRB Winter State Park – MifflinburgPA 
Squirelly Tail Twail Wun1/2 MarathonGifford Pinchot State Park, LewisberryPA 
Ugly Mudder7.2 milesReadingPA 

March

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Buck Ridge Burn5K, 15KPine Grove Furnace State Park, GardnerPA 
Buzzards Marathon26.2 milesDauphinPA 
Geisinger Humdinger Trail Run7.1 milesDanvillePAReg. before the race
8K Perrydell Farms Mudfest8KPerrydell Farm Store, YorkPA 
Rockin’ The Ledges12mile-ishMerli Sarnoski Park, CarbondalePA 
The Hat Run50KSusquehanna State Park, Havre de GraceMDReg. 6 months Before
Tiadaghton Trail Challenge Spring Event13 milesMile Run exit (Exit 199 on Interstate 80)PA 

April

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Half Wit Half Marathon1/2 MarathonReadingPA
April Foolish10 hrFrench Creek State ParkPA
Gunpowder Keg Ultra25K, 50KGunpowder Falls State ParkMD 
Hyner View Challenge25K, 50KLock HavenPA 
Night Flight Trail Rnn5K, 10KCamp Mount Luther, MifflinburgPA 
Tough Mudder10KBear Creek Resort, MacungiePAReg. as soon as it opens
Trail Triple Crown Marathon1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5KNewarkDE 
Prettyboy Trail Race6 milesPrettyboy ReservoirPA
Buck Ridge Burn1/2 Marathon, 5KPine Grove Furnace State ParkPA

May

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Charlie Horse1/2 MarathonPlowvillePA 
Chobot Challenge15KBirdsboroPA 
Holy Cowans Gap50KCowans Gap State ParkPA 
Keystone Backyard UltraLast Man StandingSlatingtonPA

June

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Buffalo Stampede18.6 , 13.1 miles, 5KBuffaloPAMany Creek Crossings, 4-5 hours away
Laurel Highlands Ultra Races77 miles, 50KOhiopylePANot for beginner Trail Runners
Mason Dixon Longest Day100KSusquehanna Park, MD to Long LevelPA 
Michaux half & Full Marathon26.2 miles, 13.1 milesLong Pine Run Reservoir, Michaux State ForestPA 
Phila Region Xterra Trail run series5KHiberna Park, CoatesvillePA 
Phila Region Xterra Trail run series5KWarwick Park, St PetersPA 
Rothrock Challenge30KTussey Mountain Fun Center, State CollegePA 
Smith’s Challenge Trail Race7 miles (M)
5 miles (F)
LancasterPA 
Strip Mine 915KMt. CarmelPA 
Wissahickon10KWissahickon Valley section of Fairmount Park, PhiladelphiaPA 
Iron Run 1/2 Marathon & Charcoal Challenge 5K1/2 Marathon, 5KPine Grove Furnace State ParkPA

July

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Bear Creek Xterra Trail Run5 mile, 10 mileBear Creek Resort, MacungiePA 
Catoctin 50K Trail Run50KGambrill State Park, FrederickMDReg Starts 6/1 each year & Race fills up Fast. Not for beginner Trail Runners
Double Trouble15K, 30KFrench Creek State Park, MorgantownPA 
Escarpement18.6 milesCatskill Mountain, Windham & Haines FallesNYReg. May, 5 hours away
March Creek Rapter5 or 10 milesMarch Creek State Park, DowingtownPA 
Phila Region Xterra Trail run series5 milesBear Creek Resort, MacungiePA 
Prowl The Sproul10KLock HavenPA 
St. Roch Run25K, 18K, 7KFair HillMD 
Sweet Air Trail Race7 to 8 milesGunpowder Falls State ParkMD 
Wildlife for Everyone10KState Game Lands 252, AllenwoodPA 

August

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Bunker Hill Trail Race11 Miles, 5.5 MilesGunpowder Falls State ParkMD 
Dam Scramble9 or 18 MilesCurwensville Lake Recreation Area  
Eagle Hadventurish Trail Run5k, 5 Miles, 9 MilesBrickervillePA 
Half Wit Half Marathon1/2 marathonReadingPA 
Hit the Hay8.4 MilesBirdsboroPA 
On The Rocks Trail Run16.7K, 33.3K, 50KYorkPA 
Putz22KFair HillMD 
Radnor Red Run5K – Steeple ChaseRadnorPA 

September

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Conestoga Trail Run10 milesPequea to HoltwoodPA 
Dandelion Trail Run5K, 10KCamp Mount Luther, MifflinburgPA 
Gunpowder Keg Ultra, Trail Race50K, 21 Miles, 10.5 milesGunpowder Falls State ParkMD 
Labor Pain Ultra12 hr Endur. RunReadingPA 
McGuire Mud Run10KMcGuire AFBNJ 
Run for Ages 10K trail Run10KReadingPA 
Stumpy’s Marathon26.2 milesNewarkDE 
KTA Trail Challenge25K, 50KPequeaPAReg. 6 months before event
The Dam Half/Full Trail MarathonFull/Half MarathonRB Winter State Park – MifflinburgPA 
Trails 4 Tails40 miles, RelayHanoverPA 
Patapsco Trail Fest6K, 11K, Half/Full MarathonPatapsco State ParkMD

October

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Bald Eagle Megatransect25.1 milesLock HavenPAReg. Jan 1 each year
Blues Cruise50KReadingPA 
Camp Edge Muddy Bottom8K MudrunAllowayNJ 
HARRC in The Park15KGifford Pinchot State Park, LewisberryPA 
Oil Creek 100100 miles, 100k, 50kTitusvillePAReg. mid March & 50K Race fills Quick
Gouls & Fouls10KReadingPA 
Partners in the Park5K, 1 mileRocky Ridge York County Park, YorkPA 
Tiadaghton Trail Challenge-Fall Event13 milesMile Run exit (Exit 199 on Interstate 80)PA 
Tussey Mountain Back Ultra Marathon & Relay50 milesBoalsburgPA 
Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run10KMediaPA

November

Race nameDistanceCityStateComments
Dirty Bird15K, 30KFrench Creek State Park, MorgantownPA 
Evansburg Challenge10 milesEvansburgPA 
The Feronia Funrunium24K, 13K, 7KFair HillMD 
Trimax Media Mud Stain10 milesMediaPA 
Twisted Turkey Trail Tussle1 mile, 10K, 10 milerStrawberry Hill Nature Preserve, GettsyburgPA